Diamondbacks vs. Giants - 7/17/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (46-43) at Arizona Diamondbacks (42-45)
MLB Baseball: Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
() () vs. Robbie Ray (3-4) (2.16)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks / San Francisco Giants --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC Bay Area, FSN-AZ
The San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks begin a three-game series Friday night.
The San Francisco Giants look to keep rolling after winning four of their last five games. The Giants have scored 27 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last 10 games. The Giants have lost six of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Joe Panik leads San Francisco with 101 hits and 33 RBI while Buster Posey and Angel Pagan have combined for 81 RBI. The San Francisco Giants have lost seven straight road games. A starting pitcher has not been named yet.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks need a win after losing four of their last six games. The Diamondbacks have scored seven runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Diamondbacks have won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 107 hits and 70 RBI while A.J. Pollock and David Peralta have combined for 81 RBI. The Arizona Diamondbacks have split their last six home games. Robbie Ray takes the hill, and he’s 3-4 with a 2.16 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. This will be Ray’s first career game against the Giants.
The Giants are 6-2 in their last 8 games following an off day and 1-5 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series. The Diamondbacks are 6-13 in their last 19 games following an off day and 0-4 in Rays last 4 starts vs. National League West. The Giants are 20-7 in the last 27 meetings in Arizona and 0-4 in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Giants have to win a road game eventually, right? It might as well come after nearly a week off when the players get to recharge. Besides, San Fran has owned the Diamondbacks in their house over the years.